Monday 23 April 2018

Toddler among four people killed on roads

THREE young men and a toddler have been killed in three separate car crashes around the country.

The 21-month-old girl died when she was hit by a car on Ardmore Walk in Tallaght, south Dublin, at approximately 5.30pm on Saturday.


She was taken to Tallaght Hospital where she was pronounced dead. The driver of the car was not injured.


In Sligo a 22-year-old driver and his 20-year-old front seat passenger were killed when their car crashed on the Ballyfarnan to Sligo Road at Sooey at approximately 11.40pm.


The rear seat passenger, aged 21, sustained serious injuries and is in a stable condition in Sligo General hospital. Gardai said both roads are closed while Garda forensic collision investigators examine the scenes.


And police in the north confirmed 17-year-old Keelan Mullan died following a two-car collision.


The teenager, from the Drumsurn area of Limavady, suffered fatal injuries when his car, a silver Renault Clio, was in collision with a tractor on Drumsurn Road near the junction with the Cloghan Road at around 10.20am on Saturday.


The PSNI have appealed for anyone who saw the collision or either of the vehicles involved in the minutes prior to the collision to come forward.

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